Body Found In Ava Landfill Identified As Missing Rome Woman
UPDATED 3:41- Rome Police say the body of a woman found today at the Town of Ava landfill has been positively identified as 32-year old Kerrilee D'Avolio of Rome.
The mother of three had been missing since Saturday.
The Onondaga County Medical Examiner's Office will conduct an autopsy and more information will be released after the autopsy has been completed.
Police say Kerrilee's husband, Jason D'Avolio, is facing a charge of concealment of a human corpse.
They say the investigation is ongoing and more charges are anticipated, pending the results of the investigation.
A rifle that's believed to have been used in the crime was found this morning by members of the Oneida County Sheriff's Office dive team in an area of the Barge Canal off of the Mill Street bridge.
Rome Police have located a body at the Oneida County landfill in Ava that is believed to be that of 32- year old Kerrilee D'Avolio.
The mother of three hadn't been seen since Saturday.
Police say leads gathered in the investigation led investigators to first search local dumpsters, then to the Western Oneida County waste disposal transfer station in Rome and ultimately the Ava Landfill, where the body was found.
Rome Police were assisted at the scene in Ava by members of the New York State Police K-9 Team with cadaver dogs.
A rifle that's believed to have been used in the crime was found this morning in an area of the Barge Canal off of the Mill Street bridge by the Oneida County Sheriff's Office Dive Team.
Police say it's anticipated that criminal charges will be filled this afternoon against Kerrilee's husband, Jason D'Avolio.